Targeting Cancer: 3rd Annual Update in Oncology Pharmacy

Chicago, Illinois
Saturday, October 11, 2014

Targeting Cancer: Annual Update in Oncology Pharmacy
A Knowledge-Based Program

Saturday, October 11, 2014
9:00am - 2:30pm

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Live Program:
UIC College of Pharmacy (Chicago)
833 S. Wood Street, Room 134-1
Chicago, Illinois 60612

Live Broadcast:
UIC College of Pharmacy (Rockford)
1601 Parkview Ave,  Room E230
Rockford, Illinois 61107

Program Chair:
Sandra Cuellar, Pharm.D., BCOP
Director, Specialty Residency in Oncology
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Pharmacist, Oncology
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy
Chicago, Illinois

Target Audience: This is a one-day live program for pharmacists and other health care professionals who care for patients with cancer.

Program Description:
New developments in pharmacotherapy and a better understanding of cancer origins continue to revolutionize the treatment of patients with cancer and challenge the clinical pharmacist to stay abreast of emerging therapies with novel toxicities.  This conference will examine approaches to the treatment of common solid tumor and hematologic malignancies.  Highlighted topics will include a review of current management of solid tumors (melanoma and renal cell carcinoma) and hematologic malignancies (chronic lymphocytic leukemia), novel therapies, toxicities, and supportive care management.

Registration Fee: $25.00
Includes 4.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit, program handout, continental breakfast, lunch and parking.  Space is limited and early registration is encouraged.

Registration Deadline:
Friday, October 10, 2014

To Register:
Please click on the "Register Now" button to register or call UIC College of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education and Meeting Services toll-free at: (866) PHARMCE (742-7623).

This program is supported in part by educational grants from Amgen, Astellas, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Pfizer.

Accreditation: The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of pharmacy continuing education.  This program has been assigned ACPE Universal Activity Number 0016-0000-14-072-L01-P, for 4.0 contact hours (0.4 CEUs).  Attendance at the entire knowledge based program, completion of the self-assessment questions on the evaluation form, and submission of NABP eProfile ID and MMDD are prerequisites for receiving continuing pharmacy education credit(s). All ACPE credit awarded to participants must be uploaded to CPE Monitor ™within 30 days of the program date, so pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are required to provide their e-Profile ID and date of birth (MMDD) at the time of the program.  Please contact if you do not see program information listed within 30 days.  For more information and to set up your e-Profile visit:

The following companies will be having displays outside of the meeting room at the program: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Bristol Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Merck, Novartis, and Onyx Pharmaceuticals.


Contact Information

  • Kate O'Brien
    Program Assistant
    Office of Continuing Education
    Office of Academic Affairs
    University of Illinois College of Pharmacy
    833 S Wood Street, Rm 184A
    Chicago, IL 60612-7230
    Phone: 312-996-5781
    Fax: 312-413-0497

    Jill Wilson
    Executive Senior Program Coordinator
    Office of Continuing Education and Meeting Services
    Phone: (312) 413-1288
    Fax: (312) 413-0497

    Call Toll-free at: (866) PHARMCE (742-7623)

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